Two Service Sunday

Since our Annual Meeting is taking place at 12:30 this Sunday, we will be hosting regular services at 8:45 and 10:30; no 12:05 this week.



Board of Elders

  • Troy Decker - Elder
  • Mark Gerber - Elder
  • Brad Long - Elder
  • Joel Peterson - Elder
  • Brent Scheideman - Elder
Troy Decker - Elder

Troy Decker


Occupation: Physician Assistant (Vascular Surgery and Vascular Medicine)
Family Members: Jaci, Andrew, Emma, Grant and Amelia
Hobbies: fly fishing, hunting, skiing, singing
Years attending Riverside: 10
Other interesting info: I love teaching the students at Riverside about who Jesus Christ is and how to follow Him. I am blessed to have a family and a church that desires to glorify God.
Mark Gerber - Elder

Mark Gerber


Occupation: Remodeling and home inspection.
Family Members: Colleen, Jordan (Lydia), Michael
Years attended Riverside: 10
Brad Long - Elder

Brad Long


Occupation: Information Systems Director, General Mills
Family members: Joel (pronounced Jo elle) , Jacob and Aaron
Hobbies: Sports, coaching, hunting, tennis, kid's activities
Years attended Riverside: 20
Other interesting info.: I love being a part of a church that is focused on spreading the Good News of Christ. I also enjoy teaching bible studies that focus on "the fundamentals" to those new in faith. I am truly blessed to be a part of our Riverside family!
Joel Peterson - Elder

Joel Peterson


Occupation: teacher, Buffalo Public School
Family members: Deborah (wife), Lydia, Joselyn, Aliya
Hobbies: fishing, hunting, sports, coffee with my wife
Years attended Riverside: 11
Other interesting info: I teach AP statistics, trigonometry, and geometry. I have coached tennis for 12 years. I enjoy teaching and encouraging students to follow Christ and be bold in their faith in a public high school.
Brent Scheideman - Elder

Brent Scheideman


Occupation: Doctor of Chiropractic
Family Members: Tricia and Eli
Hobbies: golf, reading, all sports, scuba diving
Years attended Riverside: 9
Other interesting info.: I've coached High School Football for 8 years.
I've been in a coma.
I played College Football.